It is important to note that medical information provided by Little Rock Eye Clinic on this website or outside the offices of a health professional, must be considered as an educational service only. We will do our best to provide you with helpful information on eye conditions and recent developments in ophthalmology, but if you believe you have a medical condition please schedule an appointment with a medical professional. Information sent through email should not be considered medical consultation.
This website contains links to information that resides on third-party websites. Little Rock Eye Clinic makes no claims as to the accuracy of information on these third-party websites. While we believe the information to be factual, we disclaim all liabilities arising out of the said information.
Little Rock Eye Clinic respects the privacy of our visitors. Our website contains forms through which users may request information or supply feedback to us.
We also perform website traffic analysis consisting of which pages were visited, how often, when, and how long each visitor browsed the site. The information collected from the website traffic analysis is viewed at a “non-identifying” level. IP addresses are logged and statistics are kept, but personally identifiable information is not collected and stored by Little Rock Eye Clinic outside of information specifically submitted by a given visitor.
Our forms are SSL Encrypted and our website has the Verisign Cerfiticate. Information that you submit on a form is not transmitted by email. We strive to maintain the highest level security with your information. However, please realize that no computer system is 100% foolproof.
We will not make your personally identifiable information available to third parties without your consent. Submission of an order form and other specific requests constitute the granting of permission to share information required to complete a transaction.
This notice describes how information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.
Little Rock Eye Clinic cares about the privacy of your health and personal information known as Protected Health Information, or PHI. In the process of providing you with proper health care, products and services, we will collect, use and share certain information you have provided. This policy explains what we collect and how we use your information. This policy, which becomes effective on April 14, 2003, describes your rights as they relate to your Protected Health Information and also states how we protect the security and confidentiality of your information.
When you come into our office for care and treatment, we will provide you with a copy of this notice and will ask that you sign an Acknowledgment that you have received it.
Each time you visit Little Rock Eye Clinic, we collect and retain medical information beneficial to your treatment. This information typically includes symptoms, examinations, test results and diagnoses. This information comes from many different sources. This continues during your treatment and care with us, and we may retain this information after you are no longer receiving care or treatment from us.
We can disclose PHI without an Authorization from you under these circumstances:
In all other cases, we will disclose your PHI only upon receipt of a proper Authorization signed by you or your representative.
Although your PHI is the legal property of Little Rock Eye Clinic, you do have certain rights regarding your PHI. You have the right to:
We at Little Rock Eye Clinic have the following responsibilities regarding your PHI:
We reserve the right to change our practices and to make the new provisions effective for all protected health information we maintain. Should our information practices change, we will prominently post the revised notice in our offices and make additional copies available upon request.
We will not use or disclose your health information without your authorization, except as described in this notice. We will also discontinue to use or disclose your health information after we have received a written revocation of the Authorization according to the procedures included in the Authorization.
If you have questions and would like additional information, you may contact Little Rock Eye Clinicís Privacy Official at (501) 224-5658.
If you believe your rights have been violated, you can file a complaint with the practice’s Privacy Official or with the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. There will be no retaliation for filing a complaint with either the Privacy Officer or the Office for Civil Rights. The address for the OCR is listed below:
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, S.W. Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201